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Balancing boulder problem
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Description2 ways to do this problem. Either way, you start using the disk-shaped dark blob, about the size of a frisbee, at chest height.
- Easier start uses the podium rock for feet. Start standing on it, with both hands underclinging the frisbee. Reach high to get onto the chalked sloper, match it, and work your way up from there. Some people move off the sloper with their right hand, others go up with their left.
- Harder start avoids using the podium altogether, and only allows you to use the balancing boulder itself for hands and feet. Start with both hands on the frisbee, and feet out left. Swing up into the sloper (whee!), and move up from there. This variation is probably V3+ or V4-.